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Offline 63cpe

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Bristol 142m-2
« on: May 21, 2018, 07:04:03 am »
Took a while and still not pleased yet, but the basic shapes are there...

IMG_20180521_152710387 by Buddy Holly, on Flickr
IMG_20180521_152740371 by Buddy Holly, on Flickr
IMG_20180521_152726570 by Buddy Holly, on Flickr

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David

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Re: Bristol 142m-2
« Reply #1 on: May 21, 2018, 07:24:17 am »
Interesting -----  needs a Taurus engine I think ---
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Re: Bristol 142m-2
« Reply #2 on: May 21, 2018, 10:20:50 am »
Oh yes, I DO like that!  :thumbsup:

And it's the 'opposite hand' to a Bv-141 of course.  ;D
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Re: Bristol 142m-2
« Reply #3 on: May 22, 2018, 02:06:05 am »
Oh yes, I DO like that!  :thumbsup:

And it's the 'opposite hand' to a Bv-141 of course.  ;D

Obviously.  Being British it'll drive fly on the other side of the road sky.
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Re: Bristol 142m-2
« Reply #4 on: May 22, 2018, 02:56:03 am »
That's looking promising - and very subtle.  :thumbsup:

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Re: Bristol 142m-2
« Reply #5 on: May 22, 2018, 07:09:11 am »
Pulls up a chair and settles in  :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
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Re: Bristol 142m-2
« Reply #6 on: May 22, 2018, 01:48:18 pm »
Are you going to put in a Lanc rear turret?
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Re: Bristol 142m-2
« Reply #7 on: May 22, 2018, 09:42:19 pm »
Thanks gentlemen for your replies. I planned to put in a glazed rear empennage , a bit more stubby as the bv141's (actually the front of a caproni 313) and put in more transparancies in the fuselage and make it an (armed) reconnaissance bird. But i do like the suggestion of a rear turret with two or four 0.303's and change it's role to a light bomber. The engine sure needs to be uprated for the bomber role.

David
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Re: Bristol 142m-2
« Reply #8 on: May 23, 2018, 08:21:14 am »
Belated congratulations and even "thanks" ! :thumbsup:
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Re: Bristol 142m-2
« Reply #9 on: May 23, 2018, 01:18:22 pm »
This is looking really good!  Will be following right along to it's completion.

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Re: Bristol 142m-2
« Reply #10 on: May 23, 2018, 02:01:42 pm »
Thank you Tophe! I guess your inspiration pointed me towards the Blenheim...and yeah, just why not!

Now the suggestion from Scotaidh got me thinking....A turret in the rear, yes...but two seperate turrets in the rear is better!
Started a rummage in the spares and yes...found two front turrets off an Amiot 143 (completly round, single gun, great early 30-ies design). Let's go!

Now, i got to take my medicin, this is getting insane... :wacko:

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Re: Bristol 142m-2
« Reply #11 on: May 23, 2018, 07:20:49 pm »
Now, i got to take my medicin, this is getting insane... :wacko:
The difference between insanity and genius is very small, all of us here know that! ;) ;D
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Re: Bristol 142m-2
« Reply #12 on: May 24, 2018, 03:48:02 am »
Now, i got to take my medicin, this is getting insane... :wacko:
The difference between insanity and genius is very small, all of us here know that! ;) ;D

There's a difference?

This is looking very promising Mr Smallbeer.  I can't wait to see more.
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Re: Bristol 142m-2
« Reply #13 on: May 24, 2018, 10:45:00 am »
Thanks Fred!  Much appreciated.. Now progress is slow or very slow.. you choose. :-)

Meanwhile i hope to entertain you all with upcoming beauty pictures of the MiG-25 Foxbat-G,  Supermarine Stiletto F1 and another MiG thingy i've been working in for ages.

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Re: Bristol 142m-2
« Reply #14 on: May 25, 2018, 04:55:08 am »
I can wait.  Your stuff is usually worth it.
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